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The Arts Get High in Aspen

Aspen’s new downtown art museum – designed by a Pritzker Prize-winning architect – has just opened – with celebratory fireworks and commissioned exhibitions from a noted Chinese artist. Oh yes, and also protests, calls for boycotts and controversies about tortoises, iPads and height restrictions.

Fort Worth Public Art Plan: In The Process, In The Pipeline

Fort Worth passed a nearly $300 million bond package. Three and a half million of that is going for public art projects. The money is in the pipeline, how it’ll be used is still being discussed.

The Fairmont is Family to Resident Artist Pamela Nelson

Guest blogger Gail Sachson visits with the hotel’s latest artist in residence.

Getting Cultural Districts Connected – Trading Ideas At The New Cities Summit

Inside the New Cities Summit, the think-tankish talk-talk about our urban future that’s going on in Dallas, there’s a smaller conference about arts districts. And however big-idea they both might seem, they are, essentially, old-style trade shows. That’s a good thing.

Three Major Dallas Conferences Start With The Art Museum Directors

Polish your shoes, get out your best jewelry. The Association of Art Museum Directors is in town, and the DMA hosted a public panel Sunday. So – what did we learn?

Artists! Liven Up Our Cityscape – With Hip, New, Um, Yes, Parking Meters!

We’re gonna make Dallas real purty … with fancy parking meters. In three locations. Done by artists.

Art&Seek Jr: Give Your Mother A Hug–Mother Earth, That is

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You and the kids can save the planet and have fun at one of the Earth-friendly events this weekend.

We Look At Seattle Artists’ Lofts, See How That Might Work In Dallas

Flora Lofts should break ground in the Arts District this summer. So let’s look into this whole affordable artists’ housing deal. Hmmm. Sounds like a trip to Seattle is called for.

Should White Rock Water Theater … Close Its Doors?

The poles in the water near the Bath House — the ones all the birds like — are not just some abandoned dock. But they look like that, which is why some groups are pushing for their removal. Or renovation.

Is It All Over For NorthPark – Or For Highland Park Village?

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Probably not. But mostly because of who their customers are, says The New Yorker.

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